climate change

Progress on the road to a European Climate Law

The plenary session of the European Parliament has confirmed this week that it is willing to support an ambitious 60% emission reduction target for 2030 as part of the European Climate Law. The decision was made by a narrow margin in European Parliament and negotiations with the Member States will now take place. What does this mean for the EU’s climate ambitions?

CDSB’s Climate Guidance marks the launch of application series

Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) released the CDSB Framework application guidance for climate-related disclosure (Climate Guidance). The release is the first in a series of guides on nature-related financial disclosure, with Water Guidance to follow early next year.

2020: The disruption and the lasting change

Last week the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, announced that it voted against 53 companies worldwide due to lack of progress on climate concerns. CDSB’s Senior Technical Officer, David Astley, warns that the “freshness” of climate reporting phenomenon should not be mistaken for fleetingness.

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